Fresh new high school seniors are ready to embark on the journey of choosing of a college to attend. These students are filled with fear of choosing the right one or else their lives "will be ruined forever". However, students can be rest assured knowing that universities would never lie to them and that they only want what 's best for them, right? Sometimes that may not be the case. Universities are known as a place of academics but what happens when all of that changes?
Is a Liberal Arts Education for everyone? There have been debates over whether or not a liberal arts education helps college students. A Liberal Education is defined as “an approach to learning that empowers individuals and prepares them to deal with complexity, diversity, and change” by the Association of American Colleges and Universities. In “The New Liberal Arts” by Sanford Ungar, and “Are too many people going to college?” by Charles Murray both men discuss common questions that high school graduates should ask themselves whether or not college is right for them, how will it benefit them, and what type of college is right for them. Ungar and Murray reach level ground when discussing that a Liberal Arts college benefits a lot of people, but their agreements differ when determining the right age to obtain a liberal arts education.
But if you were to ask me if the writing instruction I received in high school was effective in helping me prepare for the next step in my life, the answer would be no. The writing instruction I received in high school did not adequately prepare me for college. The first reason that I believe I wasn’t taught
Now it is seen as more of a priority to be in university or TAFE after high school to use the degree or qualification to assist in finding full-time employment after studying. Technology has allowed students to use laptops or tablets in classrooms. This teaches students important technological skills from a young age. Typewriters would have been used previously or there would have been a low number of technologies available to students. Methods of discipline have also changed in Australian schools.
I will use not only this degree, but the knowledge that I have obtained from pursuing it, throughout the rest of my life. I believe that post-secondary education is crucial, because it builds off of the basis of knowledge received in high school. In this day and age, employers in nearly every field expect some type of degree, in addition to a high school diploma. Simple hard work and willingness to learn isn 't enough to secure a position in the Business Administration field that I would like to go into.
Gavina Carmona English 10H Entry #1 I remember … School makes me think of my future which makes me think of my grades which makes me think of my teachers which makes me think of my assignments which makes me think of how to achieve my goal for my future which make me think of college which makes me think of people who helped me get to where I am now which make me think of students at school which me think of the phonies at school which make me think of how everyone is not there trying to see you be successful which makes me think of drama which makes me think about my freshman year which make me think of my close friends I do have which makes me think of the love they show me which makes me think of the people who are pushing me and motivating
I started off by believing I will be an educator and that is it. I was wrong. I need to work hard to make my students’ futures better in an academic aspect and in a functional aspect. I want to create a class in high school where it educates students on basic job skills. I want to create a class in high school that helps students get ready for college and help them apply for different post-secondary education.
In order to be successful in college students should to choose a career they are passionate about, get to class on time, and study. Finding a career that someone is passionate about can be tough. Although it can come easy to a lot people. Some people know exactly what career they want when graduating from high school. Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman said to make sure when choosing a major take all the general education such as math, reading, and science.
Instead of forcing every kid to take every academic subject for their entire school career, there should be more specialization earlier on. In addition to this there has to be a broader range of classes available to students at the high school level. Especially in field like engineering, philosophy, and psychology there is limited classes available to high school students, and many don’t get the option to study these subjects till college. The way students learn should also be taken into consideration because not every student responds the same way to different styles of teaching. Children are not one size fits all so why do we expect their education to be?
The infamous answer to the question, “What is your primary goal for going to school?” is “to further my education, get a job, and be successful” such a cliché if I must say myself. My goal attending school is to make my family happy, as well as myself. In high school, I did not apply myself like I should have done because I was not sure if college was in my favor. Also, being the child of a single parent wanting to attend college seemed impossible, especially far from home.
Steven Furtick is not justified in building his multi-million-dollar home. His actions alone speak volumes about his inner guilt. Not to mention the many nondisclosure agreements he had members and volunteers sign, using the church to for his own personal gain and not living above reproach. Steven’s response to the reporters questioning him about this home was despicable.